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The Loaves and the Fishes and The Long Distance Runner

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running in snow

During Advent we read the story of the loaves and the fishes from the Gospel of Matthew. TCC’s own Anna Keating writes about experiencing a similar miracle when her friend Cassie decided to run to local businesses and ask for food and money to help keep The Catholic Worker afloat. Read it after the jump:

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92 Year Old Becomes Oldest Woman to Finish a Marathon

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Hariette Thompson

At 92, Harriette Thompson is the oldest woman to run a marathon. She ran her first in her 70s, after friends at church approached her to help raise money to fight leukemia. More in The NY Times here: 92 Year Old Becomes Oldest Woman to Finish a Marathon

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